College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Parasitology

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Dr.Bindu  Lakshmanan Dr.Bindu Lakshmanan
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Achutham, Pattalakkunnu, Mannuthy, Thrissur-680651
Mobile No: - 9447486722
Email ID: - bindul@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

M.V.Sc, Phd

Area of Research

Diagnostic Parasitology


Work Experience

Veterinary Surgeon, Department of Animal Husbandry,Government of Kerala: 11.01.2002-06.07. 2005)

Assistant Professor, Veterinary Parasitology,CVAS,Pookode : 07.07.2005- 07.06.2008

Assistant Professor,Veterinary Parasitology,CVAS,Mannuthy : 09.06.2008- till date



KAU Merit Scholarship for B.V.Sc & A.H.

2. Second rank holder for B.V.Sc & A.H.

3. ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship for M.V.Sc.

4. Gold medal & G. Ramanujari memorial Prize from TANUVAS for the best M.V.Sc Student in Parasitology.

5. Gold medal & Rao sahib M.Ananta Narayan Rao memorial Prize from TANUVAS for the best M.V.Sc student in Parasitology.

6. Dr. G. Nirmalan Trust Award, 2008 for the best research article published in 2007

7. First rank and Gold medal for PhD from KVASU in 2015

8.  Oral Presentation award by Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology at the 25th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology, 17th to 19th Feb 2016 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai

9.Poster presentation award by Indian Veterinary Association in the National Seminar on “Role of Veterinary Profession in Sustainable Development to Improve livelihoods food security and safety”, 28th April,2018


  • Refresher course in “New insights in parasitic disease epidemiology and control” from 6-2-06 to 26- 2-06 at Veterinary College, Bangalore
  • Orientation training from 24.10.07 to 20.11.07 at Academic Staff College, Calicut University, Kerala.
  • Training programme on “Winning Research Proposals in Agricultural Research “from 14.10.08 to 20.10.08 under NAIP at NAARM (National Academy of Agricultural Research Management), Hyderabad.
  •  In Silico genome and proteome Analysis” conducted by Department of Bioinformatics and ARIS cell at Madras Veterinary College,Chennai July 1-5,2013.
  • ICAR sponsored winter school on Bioinformatics and its emerging dimensions in Agriculture’ during January 12th - February 1st, 2015 at Bioinformatics Center,IT-BT complex,KAU,Vellanikkara
  • Hands on Training on “Basic Molecular Biology Techniques & Introduction to Bioinformatics” 17.07.2017-26.07.2017 at School of Applied Animal Production and Biotechnology, CVAS,Mannuthy.


  1. Jain Jose K, Bindu Lakshmanan, Lavinia Wahlang, Syamala, K, Aravindakshan,T.V.2018. Molecular evidence of haemoparasites in ixodid ticks of dogs-first report in India. Veterinary Parasitology-Regional Studies and Reports.13:177-179 
  2. Bindu Lakshmanan, Jain Jose,K, Arun George, N.P Usha ans K Devada. 2018. Molecular detection of Hepatozoon canis in dogs from Kerala. Journal of Parasitic Diseases.httpps://doi.org/10.1007/s12639-018-0998-7(Published online 23 April, 2018).
  3. Jose Jain, Bindu Lakshmanan, Hitaishi V Nagaraj, Jose E Praveena, K. Syamala, and TV Aravindakshan.2018. Detection of Babesia canis vogeli, Babesia gibsoni and Ehrlichia canis by multiplex PCR in naturally infected dogs. Veterinarski Arhiv. 88(2): 215-224.
  4. Najma Nazar, Bindu Lakshmanan and Jayawardhanan K. (2017) .Molecular characterization of human Dirofilaria isolates from Kerala. Indian Journal of Medical Research.146:528-533 (ISI Impact factor-1.532 - NAAS rating 7.53)
  5. Kollannur Jose Jain, Bindu Lakshmanan, K. Syamala, Praveena, JE and TV Aravindakshan.2017. High prevalence of small Babesia specis in canines of Kerala,South India. Veterinary World 10(11): 1319-1323.(NAAS: 5.71).
  6. Sneha Augustine, Lucy Sabu, Bindu Lakshmanan. 2017. Molecular identification of Babesia spp. in naturally infected dogs of Kerala, South India. Journal of Parasitic Diseases. 41: 451 (DOI 10.1007/s12639-016-0827-9 NAAS 4.65).
  7. Bindu Lakshmanan,K.Devada,Siju Joseph and IS Sajitha. 2016. Immunoblot profile of soluble egg antigens of Schistosoma spindale. Journal of Indian Veterinary Association. 14(1):63-66.
  8. Bindu Lakshmanan,K.Devada,Siju Joseph,T.V Aravindakshan and Lucy Sabu.2016. Copro-PCR based detection of bovine schistosome infection in India. Journal of Helminthology.90:102-107 (doi:10.1017/S0022149X1400090X 
  9. Bindu Lakshmanan, K. Devada, Siju Joseph, M. B. Binu, Karthik Kuttan. 2016. Efficacy of Dot-ELISA using different antigens in detecting anti-schistosome antibodies among bovines in field conditions. Journal of Parasitic diseases.40:189-193 (NAAS 4.65)
  10. Bindu Lakshmanan,K.Devada,Siju Joseph and R Radhika.2015.Immunoblot Analysis of Schistosoma spindale excretory-secretory antigens with sera from naturally infected bovines. Journal of Applied Animal Research 44(1) .210-214. (Impact factor NAAS: 6.12, ISI 0.503).

  11. Reghu Ravindran, Sincy Varghese, Suresh N Nair, VimalKumar M. Balan, Bindu Lakshmanan, Riyas M. Ashraf, Swaroop S Kumar, Ajith Kumar K.Gopalan, Archana S Nair, Aparna Malayail, Leena Chandrasekhgaran, Sanis Juliet, Devada Kopparambil,Rajendran Ramachandran,Regu Kunjupillai and Showkathali M.Kakkada.2014.Canine Filarial Infections in a human Brugia malayi endemic area of India. Biomed Research International .http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/630160

  12. Divya SP, Bindu Lakshmanan and Siju Joseph. 2013. Efficacy of counterimmunoelectrophoresis in diagnosis of Schistosoma spindale infection in cattle. Indian Veterinary Journal.90:20-22.

  13. Nair,A.S, Ravindran R,Lakshmanan,B, Sreekumar,C Kumar,S.S, Remya Raju Tresamol,P.V, Vimalkumar,M.B and Saseendranath,M.R. 2013.Bovine carriers of Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma bovis in South India.Tropical Biomedicine 30(1):105-112.

  14. Divya S P, Bindu Lakshmanan and H Subramanian.2012. Prevalence of Schistosomosis in cattle. Indian Vet J.89(1):81-82

  15. Bindu Lakshmanan, Abdu Rauoof, Muhammed Fawaz and H. Subramanian.2011.Abattoir survey of Schistosoma spindale infection in Thrissur. Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 42(1 & 2):53-54.

  16. Bindu Lakshmanan, Lucy Sabu, Reghu Ravindran, Tessy Mathew, Anoop ,S and Subramanian H.2011. Canine Ocular thelaziosis in Kerala. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology.25:86-87

  17. Aparna,M, ReghuRavindran, Vimalkumar,MB, Bindu Lakshmanan, Rameshkumar, P, Ajithkumar,KG, Promod,K, Ajithkumar,S, Chintu Ravisankar, Devada,K, Subramanian,H Ajith Jacob George ,Ghosh,S. 2011. Molecular characterization of Theileria orientalis causing fatal infection in crossbred adult bovines of South India. Parasitology International.60:524-529

  18. Archana. S. Nair, Reghu Ravindran, Bindu Lakshmanan, Swaroop. S. Kumar, C. Sreekumar,P.V. Tresamol, H. Subramanian and M.R. Saseendranath.2011. PCR RFLP for detection of Anaplasma marginale in carrier bovines. Indian Veterinary Journal. 88(7):23-24.

  19. Bindu Lakshmanan, Reghu Ravindran,Vasudevan,V.N and Devada,K.2011 Hepatic Coccidiosis in Rabbits in Kerala. Journal of Indian Veterinary Association, 9 (2):56-57.

  20. Nair,A.S, Ravindran R, Lakshmanan,B, Kumar,S.S, Tresamol,P.V, Saseendranath,M.R, Senthilvel,K, Rao,J.R, Tewari,A.K and Ghosh S.2011.Haemoprotozoa of cattle in Northern Kerala,India. Tropical Biomedicine 28(1):68-75.

  21. Abdul Gafoor, Reghu Ravindran, Bindu Lakshmanan, Easwaran K K, Subramanian H and K Devada 2009.Stephanurosis in a wild boar. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology.23(2):205-206

  22. R.Ravindran, B.Lakshmanan, C.Ravishankar and H.Subramanian. 2008. Prevalence of Linguatula serrata in domestic ruminants in South India. Southeast Asian Journal Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 39(5):808-812.

  23. Shyma VH, Bindu Lakshmanan, Reghu Ravindran, Jayesh.V and H.Subramanian.2007.Concurrent infections of haemoprotozoans in pigeons and its successful control. Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 38:79-80

  24. R.Ravindran, B.Lakshmanan, C.Ravishankar and H.Subramanian. 2007. Visceral Schistosomiasis among ruminants slaughtered in Wayanad, South India. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.38(6):1008-1010 – Research Note

  25. Bindu Lakshmanan, Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam,S and Dhinkarraj,G. 2007.Early Diagnosis of canine ehrichiosisis by Hot start PCR . Journal of Applied Animal Research. 31:11-12 .

  26. Bindu Lakshmanan, Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam, S and Dhinkarraj,G. 2007. Specific Amplification of E.canis DNA from naturally infected dogs in India Veterinarski Arhiv 77 (4):307-312

  27. Bindu Lakshmanan and Lalitha John. 2007. Clinical findings and Concurrent infections in Canine Ehrlichiosis. Indian Veterinary Journal. 84:863-864

  28. Reghu Ravindran, Bindu Lakshmanan, C.Sreekumar Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam, S, A.K Mishra, A.K.Tewari, J.R.Rao. 2007. Acridine orange for quick detection of blood parasites. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology ,21 (1) : 85-86
  29. P.Ramesh Kumar, Reghu Ravindran, Bindu Lakshmanan, P.Senthamilselvan H.Subramanian, T.Sreekumaran. 2007.Pathology of nodular tapeworm in backyard poultry. Journal of Parasitic Diseases. 31(1):54-55.
  30. Bindu Lakshmanan, Reghu Ravindran and H.Subramanian . 2007. Lice Infestation in domestic birds of Wayanad,Kerala. Indian Journal of poultry Science.42 (3): 343-344
  31. Bindu Lakshmanan, Reghu Ravindran, Subramanian H and K Devada 2006. Ornithonyssus bursa in fowls and its treatment. Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 39 :4
  32. Bindu Lakshmanan, Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam,S and Dhinkarraj,G. 2006. Prevalence of Ehrichia canis in Chennai. Indian Veterinary Journal.83:353-354

  33. Reghu Ravindran, Bindu Lakshmanan, Anoop, S., Rajeev, T.S. and Dinesh, C.N. 2006. Parasitic infection in captive lions (Panthera leo) at Wayanad. Zoo’s Print Journal.21: 2230.

  34. Bindu Lakshmanan, Lalitha John, Gomathinayagam,S and Dhinkarraj,G. 2005. Demonstration of Ehrlichial inclusions using Acridine Orange stain. Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 36:157-158.

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